Onur Y. Demiroz is a product designer, studied and worked between Netherlands and Istanbul. During early engineering years, all problem solving activity ended up what he’s eager to do in life. Then changing his path into industrial design, he studied form giving, semantics and user perception in I.T.U.
With a scholarship at TU Delft, international design practice followed by company collaborations and as a freelancer. He aims at innovative products while standing on the fine line between creativity and manufacture. His work embraces design strategy and product & brand identity, light-weight structures, ecodesign & sustainability, material selection and technology integration.
2012 – Design Lecturer/Teacher at Dogus University, Istanbul, TR
2007- Freelance Designer, OYD
2011-2012 Design Intern at Zodiac Aerospace, Driessen Galleys Europe, NL
2009 – 2011 MSc. Integrated Product Design / Delft University of Technology / Graduation project: Optimization of the galley design
2004 – 2007 MSc. Industrial Product Design / Istanbul Technical University / Thesis: Product Character – A Semantic Analysis on Visual Evaluation of Automobile Design
1997 – 2002 BSc. Aeronautical Engineering / Istanbul Technical University
Publications: Product Character – A Semantic Differential Analysis of Automobile Design Proceedings of 3rd European Workshop on Design & Semantics of Form & Movement (Desform), Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK, p.152-163 (2007)
Awards: TU Delft Industrial Design Engineering Faculty Scholarship